China – Great Wall Marathon

China – Great Wall Marathon

  • 20.05.2017
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm

PRESENTATION

No rider should register for the Marathon of the Great Wall by treating it as ‘simple’. However, no more should not think that it’s a challenge for the elite. You will need a lot of practice and determination to get there: then, no worries, just make sure to come prepared!
The race is divided into two parts: The first 9 miles of the marathon will make you climb in altitude on the Wall.

thousands of steps to be climbed (5164). The second part of the marathon will take you through picturesque villages and rice fields, on asphalt roads. Capital of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing is the third largest metropolitan area by population (after Shanghai and Guanghzou) with 17,000 inhabitants on only 16 800km².

Day 1: Flight of your departure airport for Beijing

Day 2: Arrive in Beijing. Transfer your choice (private car, bus, taxi) to your hotel. Free evening, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel. Day tour: Tiananmen Square (the largest public square in the world), the Forbidden City with the Imperial Palace. Then you will have lunch at a restaurant in the old city of Beijing. Discussion of the history and traditions of the Chinese culture and Siheyuan (Chinese house). Trishaw ride and Silver Ingot Bridge crossing (800m) before coming to the Drum Tower. You will climb to the top (67 m). By late afternoon, Kung Fu Show after-dinner delight you. Then back to the hotel and overnight.

Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Summer Palace, originally a royal garden and a home for the Qing Dynasty. After lunch, drive to the Bird’s Nest, the Olympic Garden. You will continue with a visit to the Museum of Beijing. Then back to your hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 5:Breakfast at the hotel. Free day relaxation. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

China - Great Wall Marathon

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Day 6:Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for your marathon. Course. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7:Ability to add a day visit (website Paléotitique Zhoukoudian Buddhist site Jietai, Marco Polo Bridge …).

Day 8:Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer your choice at the airport. Flight to your departure airport

Note: this is an example of living. We offer our riders stays the map, so you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits that you like, pension …

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Sunworld Hotel *** SUP
Located in Dongcheng District, in downtown Beijing, Sunworld Hotel is in close proximity to larger interest of the city centers, such as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Siheyuan … 308 rooms on 11 floors await you in a refined traditional style.

Hotel Crown Plaza Wangfujing *****

This hotel in the Dongcheng district is near Night Market Dong Hua Men, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. It offers a health club (indoor pool, sauna, fitness center) and a car rental service and a bar / lounge. A total of 360 air-conditioned rooms with a safe.

Type of course: many dénivellés
Number of participants: 1920 2011
Start / hour: Great Wall Fort
Arrival: Great Wall Fort
Time limit: 6 hours
Climatic conditions: 26 ° C
True +: + Wall of China surrounding villages

COUNTRY: China
CURRENCY: The Yuan
Formalities: Passport and Visa required 06 months
TIME SCHEDULE: + 7 hours in winter, + 6 hours in summer

Venue

China Great Wall Marathon

Great Wall of China

Details

  • Limits:
    4000 participants